Category archives for: Games

Visiware launches 8 game services on Numericable Belux

Visiware, the specilaist in games for interactive television, is offering 8 interactive game channels for the cable operator Numericable’s subscribers in Belgium and Luxemburg. These services, already available on Numericable in France, are now broadcasted not only in French, in Dutch and German as well. From now on subscribers can enjoy two additional languages without any price increase. They can, […]

Netflix set for 30% US subs growth decline

As 2014 comes to a close, Strategy Analytics thoughts begin to turn towards the trends and events that will shape the digital media landscape in the coming year. In a new report, Top Ten Digital Media Predictions for 2015, Strategy Analytics Digital Media Strategies (DMS) service highlights the trends and events that will shape OTT video, cloud gaming, digital music, […]

GameTree TV goes global

TransGaming has confirmed the availability of its on-demand gaming platform GameTree TV to pay-TV operators worldwide. In partnership with ActiveVideo, GameTree TV will be added to ActiveVideo’s CloudTV software platform, seamlessly integratinggaming titles into pay-TV operator’s content offerings. TransGaming’s GameTree TV games service complements operators’ current entertainment portfolios and allows them to provide greater value while also creating new revenue […]

‘Video Games’ inventor dies

Ralph Baer, the inventor and patent-holder of the first video game, has died aged 92. Baer, by popular acclaim described as the “father” of the video games industry, patented his prototype in 1972 and the idea was eventually marketed in 1971 as the Magnavox Odyssey – but at $100 for the unit. Magnavox subsequently sued Atari for patent infringement, but […]

Minecraft YouTube videos near 50bn views

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Online video firm Octoly has published a report showing that by June 2014, videos featuring content from video-game Minecraft had been watched 30.8 billion times, with only 183 million of those views coming from the channel of Mojang, the game’s publisher. That’s nearly three

Demand for local content will spur MENA media growth

Untapped demand for local, Arabic content will spur rapid regional media growth over the next five years, according to a study unveiled at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit. The joint study undertaken by management consultancy Strategy & and Media Zone Authority Abu Dhabi, twofour54 , also found that accelerated adoption of mobile technology, evolutions in paid and digital media, and […]

ACCESS NetFront selected by Nintendo

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ACCESS, a global provider of advanced software solutions to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, has confirmed that NetFront Browser NX, a WebKit-based browser, has been selected by Nintendo as the browser engine for its New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS  LL game consoles. NetFront Browser NX is a platform-independent WebKit-based browser developed and provided by ACCESS. It […]

Limelight Orchestrate for cloud gaming

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Limelight Networks, a specialist in digital content delivery, has announced the Limelight Orchestrate Solution for gaming. The cloud-based solution offers an integrated approach supporting the development, promotion, distribution, play, and update of games for a global audience. Nintendo of Europe has taken on the herculean task of integrating numerous regional websites in eight languages. Its legacy production environment and content […]

4.4bn views of YouTube games channels in Sept

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YouTube games channels have become one of the most popular categories on Google’s online video site, with the 100 biggest receiving nearly 4.4 billion video views in September alone – up from 3.5 billion views in May, a According to a chart from industry site Tubefilter, based on data from analytics firm OpenSlate, YouTube’s biggest star PewDiePie with 392.1 million […]

TCL to show AAA game streaming with Playcast and NetRange

TCL, one of the world’s fastest growing TV brands is showing a console quality game streaming experience at its IFA tradeshow booth in Berlin. Game streaming is a technology in which videos of major brands AAA, next generation video games are executed on a remote cloud server, and streamed over the internet directly to the TV set, without requiring a […]

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